ⓘ Lord of Lorne. For the Child ballad, see The Lord of Lorn and the False Steward. Lord Lorne is a title in the peerage of Scotland that was created twice. First ..

                                     

ⓘ Lord of Lorne

For the Child ballad, see The Lord of Lorn and the False Steward.

Lord Lorne is a title in the peerage of Scotland that was created twice.

First Creation

The title was first created for Robert Stewart of Durisdeer, died 1403, the son of John Stewart of Innermeath died in 1421. Roberts mother Isobel McDougall, daughter of John Gallda MacDougall, Lord of Lorn died 1371×1377. In MacDougalls previously displaced from their lands in Argyll in the reign of Robert I, king of Scots, died in 1329, had been returned to their land of Lorne during the reign of David II, king of Scotland. The close relationship between John Gallda and David had in mind that does not enjoy favor in later Stuart regime under Robert II, king of Scotland, died 1390. When John Gallda died without heir of his two legitimate daughters, including Isabelle, were subsequently married sons of John Stewart of Innermeath.

Robert Stewart, 1st Lord Lorne was succeeded by his eldest son John, a member of the Scottish Parliament. In 1463 the second Lord died, and his younger brother Walter became 3rd Lord Lorne. Walter Stewart resigned the lordship of 30 November 1463, 17 April 1470, and was created 1st Lord Innermeath on the same day.

Second creation

Another creation for Colin Campbell, 1st Earl of Argyll, husband of Isabel Stewart, daughter of John Stewart, 2nd Lord Lorne and niece of William Stewart, 1st Lord Innermeath, 17 April, 1470. The title was a subordinate title of the Earl of Argyll from 1701 is subordinate to the title of Duke of Argyll.